# Elastoplasticity Mediates Dynamical Heterogeneity Below the Mode Coupling Temperature.

@article{Chacko2021ElastoplasticityMD, title={Elastoplasticity Mediates Dynamical Heterogeneity Below the Mode Coupling Temperature.}, author={Rahul N. Chacko and François P. Landes and Giulio Biroli and Olivier Dauchot and Andrea J. Liu and David R. Reichman}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2021}, volume={127 4}, pages={ 048002 } }

As liquids approach the glass transition temperature, dynamical heterogeneity emerges as a crucial universal feature of their behavior. Dynamic facilitation, where local motion triggers further motion nearby, plays a major role in this phenomenon. Here we show that long-ranged, elastically mediated facilitation appears below the mode coupling temperature, adding to the short-range component present at all temperatures. Our results suggest deep connections between the supercooled liquid and…

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